Tag: Space

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

The crabbing industry in California is under siege: from toxic algae, climate change, and, some argue, Big Oil. We spent a day on a fishing boat to find out what’s really threatening commercial crabbing, and what can be done about it. http://bit.ly/2Fn7MQq Further reading: InsideClimate News: http://bit.ly/2CrJ1Rn Los Angeles Times: http://bit.ly/2TK6MP2 Supran, G., & Oreskes,…

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

Underwater space stations, Mars rover simulators, and space walk VR: NASA has built quite the futuristic playground to help its astronauts prepare for missions. Loren Grush visits NASA’s simulations lab and tries some scary space scenarios out for herself. This is an episode of The Verge’s original series Space Craft, and we thought you’d like…

Moon exploration is coming back in a big way

Moon exploration is coming back in a big way

You might think of old Apollo missions as the heyday of moon exploration, but that may soon change. After years of relative quiet in lunar missions, many governments have their sights set on some exciting new science on Earth’s satellite. But this time, they’ll be joined by newcomers: private companies who see a fortune to…

Overlay | Better Worlds

Overlay | Better Worlds

In Elizabeth Bonesteel’s original short story, a father’s dangerous mission to save his son isn’t what it really seems in “Overlay.” Read Elizabeth Bonesteel’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2SpzdRW “Overlay” is a part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Device Creative Direction: The Verge Creative Director: William Joel Produced…

Why #DigiByte #DGB? DigiAssets + Digi-ID

Why #DigiByte #DGB? DigiAssets + Digi-ID

Video Production by: https://twitter.com/amonunlimited ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjuM_x7WFEU&feature=youtu.be Digi-ID video from https://www.Digi-ID.io #DGB Website: https://www.DigiByte.io DigiByte Awareness Team Website: https://www.DGBAT.org My twitter, where you’ll find me active nearly 24/7: https://twitter.com/digibytehelper?lang=en DigiByte Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/DigiByteCoin?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Tiny meteorites are everywhere. Here’s how to find them.

Tiny meteorites are everywhere. Here’s how to find them.

Literal tons of tiny meteorites fall to Earth every day, but are next to impossible to find once they land. At least, that’s what the scientific community assumed. In this pilot episode of our “Trial & Error” experiment series, we go on a hunt for micrometeorites with the help of the amateur scientist who showed…

A Sun Will Always Sing | Better Worlds

A Sun Will Always Sing | Better Worlds

In Karin Lowachee’s original short story, a spacecraft carrying precious cargo embarks on a lifetime journey to a better world. Read Karin Lowachee’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2MNfdm4 “A Sun Will Always Sing” is a part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Chad Thompson Production: Yeah Haus Creative Direction:…

St. Juju | Better Worlds

St. Juju | Better Worlds

In Rivers Solomon’s animated short story “St. Juju,” a young woman must choose between her secure enclave and the one she loves. Read River Solomon’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2MDa3cq “St. Juju” is part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Allen Laseter Creative Direction: The Verge Creative Director: William…

Your future gadgets might rely on metals from the seafloor

Your future gadgets might rely on metals from the seafloor

As the demand grows for the metals that power electronics, we may have to look farther and farther for mining opportunities. The next big mining frontier is the deep sea: along the seafloor, mysterious vents shoot scalding hot fluid into the ocean. These vents are a haven for miraculous and unique sea life, but they’re…